Skip to comments.Roberts criticizes Trump for 'Obama judge' asylum comment
Posted on 11/21/2018 10:12:31 AM PST by SMGFan
Chief Justice John Roberts is pushing back against President Donald Trump for his description of a judge who ruled against Trump's migrant asylum policy as an "Obama judge."
It's the first time the Republican-appointed leader of the federal judiciary has offered even a hint of criticism of Trump, who has previously blasted federal judges who ruled against him.
Roberts said Wednesday the U.S. doesn't have "Obama judges or Trump judges, Bush judges or Clinton judges." He commented in a statement released by the Supreme Court after a query by The Associated Press.
Roberts said on the day before Thanksgiving that an "independent judiciary is something we should all be thankful for."
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9th Circuit etc are ultra partisan.
Roberts has me worried.
Anyone who thinks Roberts sides with US needs to rethink it.
It’s a Tax...
Safe to say Robert’s is an Obama “leaning” judge. Sheesh, Obamacare is a tax? And yes there are liberal judges who typically are appointed by liberals who are activists. Robert’s seems like a doofus.
Yeah, yeah. Whatever, Judge Roberts.
We all know about the 9th Circuit Court’s liberal bias.
So you can stop acting all shocked and disgruntled.
we need him for all the 5 -4 majorities
Whew. This Baghdad Bob level propaganda.
Hey John Roberts...you may have been nominated by Bush, but YOU are an Obama judge too.
I gave up on Roberts a long time ago.
"The Constitution on this hypothesis is a mere thing of wax in the hands of the judiciary, which they may twist and shape into any form they please. Thomas Jefferson to Spencer Roane, 1819."
"Laws are made for men of ordinary understanding and should, therefore, be construed by the ordinary rules of common sense. Their meaning is not to be sought for in metaphysical subtleties which may make anything mean everything or nothing at pleasure." Thomas Jefferson to William Johnson, 1823."
What an idiot. How did this guy get on the SC?
But Roberts said not a word when Zero humiliated the entire Court in the State of the Union. Who decides who the Chief Justice is? Perhaps it is time for a less encumbered Chief.
Me too now.
But we have to remember that even with DRASTICALLY different beliefs, folks can become fast friends and he may just be defending them.
I had liberal friends at work that i argued with ALL THE TIME there, but then when we went out, we had a great time and left the politics at the office.
RBG and the great Scalia were an unusual, to say the least, friendship.
But it happens.
Justice Roberts has been a big disappointment.
Just like Jeff Sessions.
After I rewrote the law from the bench...
No, judges are never political, particularly the leftist ones.
For them, its just “correct thinking” and “justice.”
I’d be thankful for an independent judiciary if it existed.
Oh bull. There is a difference between Obama-appointed judges and Trump-appointed judges and everyone, left and right, knows it.
Let me guess, another great Bush judge.
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